23rd Mar, 2017

Variety of talent to take to Artrix stage for Bromsgrove Concerts' Showcase

AWARD-winning young musicians will take to the stage at Bromsgrove’s Artrix at 3pm next Sunday (February 26) for a special showcase.

All six teenagers are experienced performers and the concert will feature a wide range of music on flute, piano, cello and violin.

Anna Rogers (flute) won the Bromsgrove Mary White Young Musicians Platform competition last year.

Jude Winter reached the semi-final of the keyboard section for BBC Young Musician of the Year 2016 in Cardiff.

Other performers include violinist Amy Moynihan who studies at Birmingham Junior Conservatoire and has just completed her final year with National Childrens Main Orchestra. She is the recent winner of the Alcester Young Musician accolade and Mary White Platform.

Jia Jie Huang, a music scholar of The King’s School in Worcester, is the winner of the 2016 Worcester Arts Council’s Award for High Achievement.

And Anna Rogers (flute) was a music scholar at Bromsgrove School. She won the Mary White Young Musicians Platform competition. Now at the Royal Academy of Music on a scholarship, she is currently co-principal flute with the National Youth Wind Orchestra and a Leverhulme Arts Scholar.

Janet Upward from Bromsgrove Concerts said: “This is the fourth showcase concert we have promoted and we are pleased to give this opportunity to perform in public to our outstanding local young musicians.

“Previous concerts have impressed with the high standard of performance and the audience inspired by the achievements of the players”.

Tickets are available on the door or in person at Artrix and at www.artrix.co.uk or by calling 01527 577330.

They are £10 for single tickets (£5 concessions – registered disabled, unemployed or full time student over 25). Subscription and Rover tickets also available.

Carers and young people under 25 are admitted free to all concerts – under 16s must be accompanied.